The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 47 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 33 20 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.99% 1.82% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.14% 8.66% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 35
Average salary £35,000 £48,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% +54.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
TCP/IP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
218 231 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.76% 21.08% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 179 200 176
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region.

TCP/IP Salary Trend in Essex

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Essex

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 11 £46,250 -
Chelmsford +1 4 £41,250 -
Brentwood +2 3 £32,000 +64.10%
Colchester - 3 £21,500 -
Harlow - 3 £40,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £37,500 -
TCP/IP
East of England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) DNS
3 22 (40.74%) Cisco
4 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.89%) VMware
5 17 (31.48%) Firewall
5 17 (31.48%) MS Office
6 16 (29.63%) Windows XP
6 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (27.78%) WAN
7 15 (27.78%) Internet
8 14 (25.93%) Juniper
8 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
8 14 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 13 (24.07%) Linux
9 13 (24.07%) Finance
9 13 (24.07%) Network Security
9 13 (24.07%) VLAN
10 12 (22.22%) DHCP
11 11 (20.37%) LAN
11 11 (20.37%) ITIL
11 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (20.37%) MPLS
11 11 (20.37%) OSPF
11 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (18.52%) SLA
12 10 (18.52%) VPN
13 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (16.67%) Citrix

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) DNS
2 17 (31.48%) Firewall
3 15 (27.78%) Internet
3 15 (27.78%) WAN
4 13 (24.07%) VLAN
4 13 (24.07%) Network Security
5 12 (22.22%) DHCP
6 11 (20.37%) LAN
6 11 (20.37%) MPLS
6 11 (20.37%) OSPF
7 10 (18.52%) VPN
8 8 (14.81%) Multicast
8 8 (14.81%) BGP
8 8 (14.81%) SAN
9 7 (12.96%) NAS
10 6 (11.11%) Junos
10 6 (11.11%) IP Telephony
11 5 (9.26%) SSH
11 5 (9.26%) iSCSI
11 5 (9.26%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.70%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Law
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 9 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 7 (12.96%) Desktop Support
4 6 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
4 6 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
5 5 (9.26%) Operations Manager
5 5 (9.26%) IT Operations Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Equities
1 5 (9.26%) Open Source
2 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Firmware
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows XP
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (24.07%) Linux
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Vista
6 7 (12.96%) UNIX
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Project Management
2 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing
2 5 (9.26%) System Testing
2 5 (9.26%) Network Architecture
3 4 (7.41%) Network Design
4 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Change Management
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.70%) Network Management
5 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) Python
2 5 (9.26%) Perl
3 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.70%) C
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.96%) CCNP
4 6 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (9.26%) JNCIE
5 5 (9.26%) CCIE
5 5 (9.26%) VCP5
6 4 (7.41%) MCSE
7 3 (5.56%) CCSP
7 3 (5.56%) CCDA
8 2 (3.70%) CCA
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.70%) MCSA
8 2 (3.70%) HNC
8 2 (3.70%) HND
8 2 (3.70%) Degree
9 1 (1.85%) MCP
9 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
9 1 (1.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.11%) vSphere
4 5 (9.26%) NFS
5 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.56%) vCloud
7 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.85%) KVM
8 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.70%) WSUS
5 1 (1.85%) SCCM
5 1 (1.85%) Puppet
5 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Cisco
2 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) VMware
3 14 (25.93%) Juniper
4 9 (16.67%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) LANDesk
6 5 (9.26%) Symantec
6 5 (9.26%) Sophos
7 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.41%) NetApp
8 3 (5.56%) Veritas
8 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.56%) F5
9 2 (3.70%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.70%) Aruba
9 2 (3.70%) Avaya
9 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.85%) McAfee
10 1 (1.85%) Draytek
10 1 (1.85%) NETGEAR